Official Website of Bishop Mar Mathew Makil


Mar Mathew Makil was born on 27th march 1851 at Manjoor in Kottayam District. He was appointed Vicar General for the Southists in the Vicariate of Kottayam in 1889. When the Vicariate Apostolic of Kottayam and Trichur were re-organized into Trichur, Ernakulam and Changanassery in 1896, he was nominated Titular Bishop of Trallus and appointed Vicar Apostolic of Changanassery. In 1911, a new Vicariate Apostolic of Kottayam was constituted exclusively for the Knanaya Catholics and Mar Mathew Makil was transferred to Kottayam as Vicar Apostolic. He died at Kottayam on 26th jan 1914



Bishop Mar Mathew Makil

The Tomb of Servant of God Mar Mathew Makil


  Fr. Alexander Choolaparambil, Mar Mathew Makil,

And Fr. Mathew Vattakkulam

Mar Makil's Horse Cart (Kuthiravandy)


Manjoor Makudalayam Church (Palli)

Mar Makil's Cot ( Kattil)


Old Changanacherry Bishop House (Aramana)


Mar Louis Pazhayaparambil, Mar Mathew Makil

And Mar John Menacheril


  Praying at tomb of Mar Makil at Edackat